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Max Dollarz
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Failed to extract project file?

Post by Max Dollarz » Sun Nov 11, 2018 6:56 am

I am trying to open a file but it keeps saying "Error Details: Failed to extract project file". I'm using Moho 12. Is there a way to fix this?
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Re: Failed to extract project file?

Post by synthsin75 » Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:58 am

If you post or PM me a link to the file, I can see if anything can be salvaged.
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Re: Failed to extract project file?

Post by synthsin75 » Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:14 pm

Managed to recover enough of this file.

For those interested...
.moho files are really zip files that include a Project.mohoproj file in JSON format and a preview.jpg. This one would throw an error and hang when trying to drag and drop the .mohoproj file, but 7zip was able to "extract here". That JSON file is basically the old AS plain text format, but without any extra spaces or new lines, so it's harder to read. The end of the file was gibberish, and at least one layer was too corrupted to save. After that, it's just a matter of knowing where a layer ends and closing all the file structures (matched brackets) in the right order.
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Re: Failed to extract project file?

Post by chucky » Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:09 pm

You are a magician Wes. Goodonya.
Sequential offender.
my latest animations
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Re: Failed to extract project file?

Post by justoshow » Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:18 pm

Wow that's interesting.
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